Ximenes Competition No. 529  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  525  |  534  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
529 Mar 1959BUTTY-COLLIER normal19


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstF. D. H. AtkinsonIn t’pit an acquaintance forced by t’cruel toilanag. & lit.
SecondA. RobinsYou bet till limited credit is dissipated: 1 help to keep mine going with a pony or two on the trackanag.; cr. = credit
ThirdH. RotterMy mate’s product helps to avert a freeze-up: Bluecol—try it, it’s revolutionary!anag.; anti-freeze
HCLt Col P. S. BainesUnderground Collaborator Perverts T.U.C.—Tory Libelanag.
HCCapt A. S. Birt“Our Mutual Friend” (Pitman’s Edition)? Well, yes, but try a shorter book first with a new slant on toil and crueltyb + anag.
HCC. O. ButcherA cover with a setting of black diamonds in the shaft: what a cute brolly it would make!anag.; cover = confederate
HCF. E. DixonHe and his mate are liable to get silicosis; and he’s utterly riddled with B. coli!anag.
HCK. GibsonYour little Companion of the Bath, after the shiftanag. incl. CB, & lit.
HCP. GraystoneA friend of the miner, who’d readily have conversion to oil cut treblyanag.
HCF. G. IllingworthShip after ship after ship makes one a friend of the deep!butty (= towed barge) + collier
HCMrs L. JarmanCutter working like billy-o, pal of mineanag. & lit.; work = ferment
HCB. G. PalmerWhat upsets the normally matey miner? B…y cruel toil! That’s it to a T!anag. incl. T
HCR. PostillFound in the galleries drawing, perhaps, works by Utrillo, etc.anag.; hewer and drawer
HCE. O. SeymourThere’s a friendly hand in mine after presenting a mongrel cur to an excited little boyanag.
HCMrs E. M. SimmondsA fellow hand in mine may give a coy little rubanag.
HCM. C. SousterReform Club Lottery! I must enter. Where shall I find a partner? Mine will be just the ticketI in anag.
HCM. J. VenningAs a mixture try Bluecol, it is a friend to those who keep radiators goinganag.; anti-freeze
HCM. A. VernonUnderground helper makes City tube roll disconcertinglyanag.
HCG. C. WestSure friend below the surface—cert till buoy gets adriftanag.

Runners-Up in competition 529:

C. Allen BakerMrs N. FisherJ. P. LesterT. E. Sanders
J. W. BatesF. D. GardinerR. K. LumsdonJ. R. Scarr
T. E. BellC. E. GatesD. P. M. MichaelMrs E. Shackleton
H. BernardG. P. GoddardJ. J. MooreW. K. M. Slimmings
H. J. BradburyE. GomersallP. H. MorganJ. F. N. Wedge
Mrs J. ChalkleyS. B. GreenC. J. MorseC. E. Williams
Flt Lt J. CookV. L. HarrisonPlt Off L. W. G. OxleyM. Winterbottom
J. CorderyD. HawsonH. PerryM. Woolf
R. P. CrawleyW. HeatonS. PlumbJ. S. Young
Dr W. M. EastherF. B. HooperBrig J. J. Purves 
T. R. EveG. KirschE. J. Rackham 
J. H. EyreA. F. LerrigoMrs J. Robertson